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Poster: Cliff Hucker Date: Sep 27, 2011 4:12pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 1972 vs 1977

I like some music from 1977. But I can't really listen to a show from '77 for more then about twenty minutes without getting bored. And don't get me started on Terrapin Station. What a shitty and boring song. I can't even listen to it!

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Sep 27, 2011 4:39pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 1972 vs 1977

I don't like Terrapin either, esp the big orchestral repetitive chorus. I like some versions of the Lady with a Fan part, especially the Weir part but it's never been one of my favorites

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Poster: rdenirojb87 Date: Oct 5, 2011 8:26am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Robert Hunter's Terrapin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDeeWExBrVM&;feature=related

i really like the way robert hunter does this tune. it's got that eerie country sound. very cash-like at times, particularly the voice inflection. his voice changes throughout the song, but at certain points he sound just like cash. his versions of the GD staples are really hit or miss for me but i love the arrangement on this one. i much prefer this to the repetitive sounding terrapin by the GD.

This post was modified by rdenirojb87 on 2011-10-05 15:26:27

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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Oct 5, 2011 10:38am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Robert Hunter's Terrapin

LOVE this version... all the extended verses are superb, although it does lag in the latter third. thank you...

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Poster: Reade Date: Sep 28, 2011 7:17am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 1972 vs 1977

Agreed. I've always been puzzled about Terrapin. So uninteresting.

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Poster: clementinescaboose Date: Sep 27, 2011 4:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 1972 vs 1977

Seconded. Terrapin is one of my least favorite Dead songs...